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Pandora’s Box

A History of the First World War

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$24.95 • £19.95 • €20.50

ISBN 9780674244801

Publication Date: 05/05/2020

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1104 pages

6-3/8 x 9-1/4 inches

61 photos, 14 maps, 5 graphs, 6 tables

Belknap Press

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  • List of Maps
  • 1. Legacies: The First World War and Europe’s Long Nineteenth Century
  • 2. Antecedents: Crises and Containment before 1914
  • 3. Drift and Escalation: Summer and Fall 1914
  • 4. Stasis and Movement: 1915
  • 5. Wearing Down and Holding Out: 1916
  • 6. Expansion and Erosion: 1917
  • 7. Onrush and Collapse: 1918
  • 8. Outcomes: Wars in Peace and Rival Models of Order, 1919–1923
  • 9. Memories: Fragmented Experiences and Polarized Expectations
  • 10. Burdens: The First World War and the Century of Global Conflicts
  • Appendix
    • British and Empire Losses on the Western Front
    • French Losses on the Western Front
    • German Losses on the Western Front
    • German Losses on the Eastern Front
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Acknowledgments
  • Illustration Credits
  • Index

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